Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

Thai Coconut Chicken Soup


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About this recipe: Chicken and ginger are simmered in coconut milk, to create a deliciously rich soup. If you can get your hands on galangal, use this instead of ginger. Garnish with red chillies and coriander leaves.


Serves: 4 

  • 750ml coconut milk
  • 475ml water
  • 225g skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets, cut into thin strips
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped root ginger
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce or to taste
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sliced spring onions
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Pour the coconut milk and water into a saucepan and bring to the boil. Add the chicken strips and reduce heat to medium. Simmer for about 3 minutes, just until the chicken is cooked through. Stir in the ginger, fish sauce and lime juice. Sprinkle in the spring onions and coriander and serve.

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I made this soup ,substituted the chicken for uncooked prawns , amazing ,with just a bit of added red chilli for a bit of heat great !!!! - 22 Jun 2013

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